Chikungunya

Vector-borne diseases on the rise in Telangana

In 2018, when the country witnessed a spike in chikungunya cases, Telangana accounted for 3.8 per cent of the total chikungunya cases in the country.

published on : 8th November 2019

Dengue, chikungunya epidemic forms in Bihar in the aftermath of rainfall, floods

As per official figure, Bhagalpur, which is one of the 15 flood-affected districts of Bihar, has reported the second-highest number of dengue cases, with 95 people diagnosed positive so far.

published on : 6th October 2019

Chikungunya and malaria cases rise in Delhi, 378 reported so far

Meanwhile, nearly 50 fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital over the last one week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 217.

published on : 24th September 2019

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation conducts medical camps across city

In an attempt to curb the rising number of malaria, dengue and chikungunya cases, GHMC has launched 600 medical camps in the last ten days.

published on : 20th August 2019

Mosquito menace: The ever daunting task of vector borne disease control

The world’s deadliest carriers of vector-borne diseases are becoming more difficult to eradicate as mosquito-caused epidemics continue to claim lives in India

published on : 15th October 2016

SC asks Kejriwal, Jung to hold meeting on dengue, chikungunya

Health Minister Satyender Jain alleged that officials are not reporting to the minister and not coming to the meetings.

published on : 4th October 2016